Los Angeles is a huge sprawl of a city. Being a county in and of itself at 12, 310 square kilometres, the city itself spans 1302 square kilometres, which awards it the top prize for the largest city in California. To visit Los Angeles and the Miyako Hybrid Hotel Torrance California then is to visit just a slice of this huge city.
Needless to say, there’s only so much you can do in one holiday or business trip and so you have to be tactical as to where and what you visit during your trip. Whether you’re visiting the city for the world-class cuisine such as the Japanese restaurants of Torrance or you’re planning to dive into Hollywood’s cinema history, you’ll have to tactically choose which districts and areas will be most enjoyed during your visit. This blog will outline some of the most popular districts for tourists to visit and why they are so frequented by holidaymakers.
Santa Monica is one of the most versatile areas of Los Angeles on account of its beachside amusement Park and pier, whilst the beach of Santa Monica itself is teeming with fun activities and restaurants. From biking and skating to surfing hotspots, Santa Monica boasts the dynamism and colourful lifestyle that people most associate with Los Angeles. Further to its absorbing beach life, the shopping malls and districts of inland Santa Monica make it a must for fashion and thrift store junkies as well as seasoned foodies. You can reach Santa Monica from the Miyako Japanese Hotel Torrance via Route 405 in just over half an hour.
Where would a list of tourist districts be without the obvious choice – Central Hollywood? No visit to Los Angeles is complete without seeing Tinsel Town and with movie landmarks galore and the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame to traverse, Hollywood’s loud and proud studios, attractions and cinemas must be seen to be believed.
A hiding spot for the stars, Malibu is one of the most popular tourist getaways outside of downtown due to its secluded condos and dreamy beaches. Malibu is among the most popular surfing spots in the world, so it’s a great destination for watersport enthusiasts visiting LA for the first time. Make sure not to miss the nearby natural landscapes of Point Dume and Zuma Beach, prime examples of the lush natural landscapes surrounding the concrete jungle of Los Angeles.
Beverly Hills is another area of Los Angeles that has long since captured the world’s imagination. From TV shows about the rich and wealthy here to the beautiful walks and hiking trails and “maps to the stars” tours, there’s a lot to see and do before you even dig into the main high strete of the area Rodeo Drive. Here you’ll find high fashion boutiques and some of the best restaurants in the whole of the city.
A hub for Japanese and Korean Americans, the town of Torrance is a tranquil example of the South Bay area of Los Angeles and a popular holiday retreat for both inner-city locals and tourists alike. With great links into the centre of the city and some of the best LA beaches near Torrance CA, families looking for the quieter side of Los Angeles will fall in love with this, the quieter side of LA living.